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Details Released About Fatal Semi Crash In Ottawa

Posted by wlpo on September 20, 2010

More details have just been released into a crash Friday morning that killed a trucker in Ottawa.

State Police say 51 year old Bruce McWilliams of Glendale, Arizona was eastbound on Interstate 80 when he drove into a ditch just west of Ottawa.

After driving off I-80, McWilliams crossed East 16th Road and went down an embankment before crashing at the bottom of a hill.  The semi’s cab was crushed and flatbed trailer broke away from the cab.

Investigators aren’t sure why McWilliams drove off the interstate.

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